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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 02' South
Longitude: 66° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.9"978.03 miwest0° 10' 36.7"12.16 misouth977.78 mi
24 hours13° 29' 26.5"912.75 mieast3° 54' 42.8"268.95 misouth944.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoSun 8:36 AM279 km174 miles151 nmNorthwest NW
Porto VelhoSun 8:36 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 8:36 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSun 8:36 AM783 km486 miles423 nmSouth S
LimaSun 7:36 AM1166 km724 miles629 nmWest W
ManausSun 8:36 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 9:36 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSun 7:36 AM1850 km1149 miles999 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSun 7:36 AM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaSun 7:36 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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